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Black-Owned Beauty Brands to Try this February

Black-Owned Beauty Brands to Try this February

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | Feb 7

Some of the buzziest beauty brands on the market right now happen to be Black-owned businesses. Whether you've had your eye on a new serum or have been in the market for a good sunscreen, consider supporting these 10 brands this month.

DeSantis Expected to Control Disney District Governing Board

DeSantis Expected to Control Disney District Governing Board

NEWS | By Anthony Izaguirre | Feb 7

Gov. Ron DeSantis would take control over the board of a special governing district Walt Disney World operates in Florida under a bill introduced, as the Republican governor punishes the company over its opposition to the so-called "Don't Say Gay" law.

AMC to Charge More for Good Seats in Movie Theaters

AMC to Charge More for Good Seats in Movie Theaters

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 7

Middle seats at many U.S. movie theaters just got more expensive.

State of the Union? Congress Doesn't Fully Reflect Diversity

State of the Union? Congress Doesn't Fully Reflect Diversity

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Feb 7

When lawmakers gather for President Joe Biden's State of the Union address, the Republican side of the aisle will look slightly different than it did a few years ago.

Shawn Mendes Goes Public with Celebrity Chiropractor at Grammy Party

Shawn Mendes Goes Public with Celebrity Chiropractor at Grammy Party

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 6

Shawn Mendes got the rumor mill going on Sunday night about his relationship with Jocelyne Miranda, the 51-year-old celebrity chiropractor he has been linked with in recent months.

AI-Generated 'Seinfeld' Went Transphobic and Got Banned from Twitch

AI-Generated 'Seinfeld' Went Transphobic and Got Banned from Twitch

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Feb 6

The AI at the center of 'Nothing, Forever,' inspired by the show about nothing, 'Seinfeld,' has been banned from Twitch for 14 days after a transphobic joke no one found funny.

Bid on a Chance to Join John Waters for a 'Soiree at the Sewer' in Ptown this July

Bid on a Chance to Join John Waters for a 'Soiree at the Sewer' in Ptown this July

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 6

Newly added to Provincetown Film Society's winter auction, the event includes a private dinner featuring log-jam appetizers, elimination entrees and mudslide desserts prepared by Chef Jacob Hetnarski.

Is Gus Kenworthy Ready to Be a Leading Man? He Thinks So

Is Gus Kenworthy Ready to Be a Leading Man? He Thinks So

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Feb 6

After a cameo in the hilarious "80 For Brandy," among several TV cameos, Kenworthy says he is ready to play lead in a gay rom-com.

Modest Tom Brady Thirst Traps in Briefs to Promote Brand

Modest Tom Brady Thirst Traps in Briefs to Promote Brand

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 6

Tom Brady is selling underwear... and he's thirst-trapping to promote them.

EDGE Rewind: Charlie Puth Burns Up Twitter with New Thirst Traps

EDGE Rewind: Charlie Puth Burns Up Twitter with New Thirst Traps

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 6

Charlie Puth has a reputation for his thirsty social media posts and he lived up to that rep with a pair of sizzling snaps he posted this week.

News

Three Men Drugged, Robbed after Going to NYC Gay Bar; Pattern Similar to Death of Julio Ramirez

Three Men Drugged, Robbed after Going to NYC Gay Bar; Pattern Similar to Death of Julio Ramirez

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 6

Three men who visited The Eagle, a gay leather bar in New York City, were drugged and robbed in crimes with similarities to the overdose deaths of at least two other gay men after they visited two other bars.

Entertainment

Tom Crewe's 'The New Life' - Wilde Times in Britain

Tom Crewe's 'The New Life' - Wilde Times in Britain

ENTERTAINMENT | By Tim Pfaff | Feb 7

Tom Crewe's debut novel, "The New Life" (Scribner), has been rightly praised as historical fiction at its finest. The irony, richly deserved, is that its two main protagonists, John Addington and Henry Ellis, never met in real life.

Technology

Google Hopes 'Bard' will Outsmart ChatGPT, Microsoft in AI

Google Hopes 'Bard' will Outsmart ChatGPT, Microsoft in AI

TECHNOLOGY | By Michael Liedtke | Feb 7

Google is girding for a battle of wits in the field of artificial intelligence with "Bard," a conversational service apparently aimed at countering the popularity of the ChatGPT tool backed by Microsoft.

Finance

Liz Weston: 'Bridge' Your Way to Social Security

Liz Weston: 'Bridge' Your Way to Social Security

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Feb 7

Delaying the start of Social Security benefits is a powerful way for retirees to cope with inflation, survive bad investment markets, and reduce the risk they'll run short of money.

Cars

Tesla Hikes Price of Model Y after U.S. Alters Tax Credit Rule

Tesla Hikes Price of Model Y after U.S. Alters Tax Credit Rule

CARS | Feb 6

Tesla has raised prices on its Model Y in the U.S., apparently due to rising demand and changes in U.S. government rules that make more versions of the small SUV eligible for tax credits.

Style

Grammys Fashion: Styles Wow on Red Carpet

Grammys Fashion: Styles Wow on Red Carpet

STYLE | By Leanne Italie | Feb 6

The wild and wacky Grammys red carpet did not disappoint Sunday. Tattered streetwear, T-shirts, and denim mixed with blinged-out couture were on display, along with wild patterns and plenty of skin.

Travel

EDGE Rewind: Singer Teraj & BF Barry Hoy Share Prides Around the World on New Series

EDGE Rewind: Singer Teraj & BF Barry Hoy Share Prides Around the World on New Series

TRAVEL | Feb 2

How about a travel series of Prides around the world? That is the idea behind a new travel series from Out Traveler and equalpridevideo, called "Making It With Pride" that is hosted by American pop and R&B singer Teraj and his boyfriend, Barry Hoy.